10 Feb 2014

Metamorphosis at The Royal Alexandra Theatre Toronto


Presented by David Mirvish, Vesturport and the Lyric Hammersmith had it’s Metamorphosis premiere in Toronto on the 2nd of February at The Royal Alexandra Theatre straight out of our tour which included the Arts Emerson in Boston and the Kennedy Centre in Washington.

The production has received outstanding notices in the press and from the audiences alike, which give our actors a standing ovation night after night.

To see the production which runs until March 9th, visit www.mirvish.com

Extracts from reviews

“Truly Remarkable. A stunning, virtuoso performance! The show grips and
doesn’t let go!”

Toronto Star

“Striking! Surprising! Heightened physicality! I would certainly recommend this!”
The Globe & Mail

“Thrilling, Thought Provoking & Thoroughly Entertaining! Those unable to go see the Olympics live in Sochi should make their way down to the Royal Alex to see some of the most impressive gymnastics I have ever seen!”

“Metamorphosis is a heartbreaking story with darkly satirical undertones.”

“A Masterpiece! Challenging, complex and inspiring! Pushing theatrical boundaries, every step of the way.”
Jazz FM

“The set is brilliantly designed, using creative angles and lighting to create impressive visuals.”

“…this creative production features compelling performances and hauntingly beautiful music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.”“An off-the-wall treat for Kafka fans. Don’t miss it!”


Björn Thors
Edda Arnljótsdóttir
Tom Mannion
Unnur Ösp Stefánsdóttir
Víkingur Kristjánsson

Creative team

Adapted and directed by
Gisli Örn Gardarsson
David Farr

Music by
Nick Cave
Warren Ellis

Stage Design by
Borkur Jonsson

Lighting design
Bjorn Helgason

Nick Manning

Brenda Murphy

Simon Kane

Current Producer
Dyri Jonsson

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